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FOX News
Feb 17, 2013 10:00pm PST
hand, waters. this is "the five"! ♪ president obama was back in his hometown pushing for gun control. the president spoke in chicago where the skyrocketing murder rate is now as bad as the al capone gap land days soft far this year there have been 44 only side44homicide compared ton there were 26. eric, you were born and raised in chicago. this problem got out of hand. in the first five hour, i talked cops on the ground who say there are not enough force. the civil rights groups are out of control. do you think what the president said will have any effect? >> eric: give president obama credit for going to chicago. why are you going, making tour of rounds and bypass chicago. he is in chicago where the murder rate is higher than any other major city in murder. more than double from say 20, 25 years ago. the rate, bob. number, 508 homicides last year on pace to break the record this year. there is hand gun ban. you not allowed to carry a handgun inshy of chicago. the most strict gun control laws aren't helping the murder rate go down. you apply it across the country, it doesn't maybe se
CSPAN
Feb 16, 2013 7:00am EST
website at c-span.org off. in chicago yesterday president obama talked about his gun control proposal. do you think congress should consider a proposal and vote? be prepared to tell us why or why not. here are the numbers. 202-585-3881 for republicans. 202-585-3880 for democrats. you can always send us e-mail. "the chicago tribune" picked up the story, talking about a wide range of issues. gun violence is the main topic of the speech. the reporter says -- part of the speeches today look to congress and what they should do. here is what he had to say. gu[video clip] >> ivory -- i recognize not everybody has to agree with our issues. different from upstate and downstate illinois. these proposals deserve a vote in congress. they deserve a vote. [applause] and i want to thank those members of congress who are working together in a serious way to try to address this issue. host: playing off of that repeated phrase, that is the question we propose to you, whether you think they deserve a vote. whether you do or don't, you could call on the lines that represent you. we have put this on twitter a
FOX News
Feb 6, 2013 6:00am PST
time it will drop a trillion dollars under president obama. martha: but with baby boomers retiring at the rate of 10,000 people a day. entitlement spending is set to explode. stuart, as we pointed out, there is a lot of enthusiasm that we won't rack up a trillion dollar deficit. >> reporter: the headline was all about the deficit is going to be below a trillion dollars. that's great news. the bad news and there is a lot of it. the next 10 years medicare will cost $1 trillion a year. obama-care subsidies will total nearly a trillion dollars. the cost of medicaid will double and the debt will go to the highest portion of tour economy than it's been in a generation. there is dismal views on the current state of the economy. 1.4% growth this year and the unemployment rate will rise at 8% and stay that way for years to come. martha: the cbo makes very clear we need to do some entitlement work and recraft these programs if we want them to be our for our children. why does the administration not appear to be too concerned about doing that. >> reporter: you have to ask, is deficit reductio
FOX
Feb 10, 2013 8:00am EST
. >>> in just two days president obama will deliver his first state of the union address as a second term president. he is expected to focus on job creation and the economy. critics say the poor economy could hurt his intentions of reforming the gun control laws, immigration policy, and climate change. >>> former vice president dick cheney is criticizing president obama's choices of cabinet nominations. he said "good folks need to hold the positions of secretary of state, cia director and secretary of defense." he also says the conditions in the middle east and north africa have worsened since mr. obama took office. >>> happening today, the family of penn state football coach joe paterno will release an official response. his wife sue broke her silence to defend her late husband. she says paterno is a moral man who never lied about the scandal. >>> d.c. >>> grammys are tonight. idol winner kelly clarkson is up for four grams and carly ray yep son has two nominations. >>> valentine's day came a few days early for some runners in southeast d.c. they took part in the cupid undie run saturday
MSNBC
Feb 16, 2013 11:00am PST
and president obama. meanwhile, in other political headlines, jesse jackson jr. has been charged with misusing campaign funds. federal prosecutors filed the indictment against jackson friday. practices cuters say jackson diverted about $750,000 in campaign funds for personal use, including a $43,000 gold plated rolex watch and more than $22,000 in michael jackson memorabilia. >>> "the washington post" is reporting that fbi agents had been looking into allegations that new jersey democrat senator bob menendez patronized prostitutes while in the dominican republic. "the post" cites sources familiar with the investigation says new evidence has been found to support the claims so far. >>> and president obama in his weekly address today told the american public that cuts in federal programs will hurt the middle class. >> i disagree with republicans who think we should do that by making even bigger cuts to things like education and job training, or medicare, and social security benefits. that would force our senior citizens and working families to bear the burden of deficit reduction while the wealt
FOX News
Feb 15, 2013 7:00pm PST
, then governor rob blagojevich was charged with trying to sell away barack obama's cincinnati seat. jesse jackson jr.'s people had made an offer and it started the investigation. >> this is extremely disappointing. always is when a member of congress does this. here is a young man a lot of us hoped would be a very good example to other americans and now he has squandered and committed a serious offense. we understand he's going to plead guilty. i'm curious in terms of whether he's been hospitalized in the last year. is there any way to know if that's a legitimate hospitalization or was this cover in anticipation of an investigation bearing down on him and this was sort of an excuse? or a panic way out? >> the mayo clinic did report that he was being treated for a form of bipolar depression last summer. whether that's true or not i don't think there's any way to verify it. but he's clearly been disturbed and having some erratic behavior. >> he ran for re-election. he could have pulled out a year ago and saved the voters in his district. does he indicate any reason why he did that? because he knew
NBC
Feb 15, 2013 12:00pm EST
could happen if congress fails to make quick decisions. >> in chicago today, president obama takes another pitch for his middle-class agenda after chiding congress for not confirming chuck hagel as secretary of defense. >> it is unfortunate that this kind of politics intrudes at a time when i'm still presiding over a war in afghanistan. >> republicans blocked a vote on chuck hagel, and democrats could try to get him observe -- confirmed with a majority, or president obama could confirm him while congress is in recess. the same for john brennan. also still in limbo are the billion dollar automatic spending cuts that could affect 3 million jobs. >> nobody should like it, but the sequester is there because the president insisted it would be there. where is his plan to replace the sequester? ask why are we leaving when we should stay here case -- to work this out? >> if they leave as scheduled, they come back with just four days to prevent it from happening. >> that leaves just four days to do what congress has been unable to do in months. >> next, your maryland lottery numbers, a chec
CBS
Feb 26, 2013 7:00am EST
taking your family to dinner at a furniture store. >> on "cbs this morning." >> mrs. obama give it to the most american movie, "zero dark thirty," wouldn't want to honor the movie that showed the killing of osama bin laden. her husband wants all the credit for that. captioning funded by cbs >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." for the second time in a week a giant winter storm is hammering the country. it's marching across missouri on its way to the east coast. it's already shutting down highways airports and schools in texas, oklahoma, and kansas. >> now the storm is blamed for at least two deaths. emily rittman from our kansas city affiliate kctc, is in overland park, kansas. good morning. >> reporter: many people are already digging out of last week's snowstorm where a foot and a half of snow fell. and they are expecting much more today. they could see another foot here in kansas. the latest winter storm is unleashing blizzard conditions from texas to oklahoma and kansas. a system so powerful you can literally hear its fury. this was amarillo texas, monday whe
NBC
Feb 16, 2013 5:00am EST
and other programs because it included tax increases. [a24]obama chicago-transition meantime, president obama took his agenda to his hometown of chicago. the president stressed the importance of growing the economy and creating more jobs. he also addressed gun violence -- saying common sense gun laws, combined with stronger families and more opportunity can help turn the tide. in the audience were the parents of hadiya pendleton -- the 15-year-old chicago girl killed just days after marching in the president's inaugural parade. [a26]aaco exec-intro here in baltimore, a surprise announcement from acting anne arundel county executive john hammond. after initially saying he was not interested in the job, he now says he wants to stay put. the vacancy was created after john leopold resigned... following a conviction for misconduct in office. here's 11 news reporter david collins with more... after a lot of soul searching acting anne arundel county hammond and several others say they would not seek election when the term ends in 2014. the county council will interview all the candidates and m
MSNBC
Feb 6, 2013 3:00am PST
online. i was blown away that "the washington post" published a story regarding michelle obama, the first lady's physique and that they did this because of something that a high school football coach said in a small alabama town. that was their excuse for doing the story. >> oh, right. i just thought it was way out of line. >> that's a poor excuse because i believe whoever made the comments was just some random person. >> it was a random high school football coach in a small town. and he said it in private, willie. and suddenly "the washington post" is using this as an excuse to talk about the first lady's, as they said, derriere, posterior? "the washington post," really? you go to a small town in alabama with a high school football coach who makes a statement in private, and this is your lead? i don't even talk about the story if you can even call it that. let's jaus talk about the standards, willie, of "the washington post." what was that about? >> that's an odd peg to a story. that was a recorded coach in a locker room, one of the kids in the locker room recorded him saying some pretty
CBS
Feb 18, 2013 4:00pm EST
obama of meddling in bipartisan immigration reform plans. after a draft of the white house immigration reform proposal leaked over the weekend. >> leaks don't happen in washington by accident. this raises the question that many of us continue to wonder about. does the president really want a result? >> reporter: the white house is downplaying the leak, saying the draft is only a backup, if lawmakers don't come up with an immigration reform proposal. >> we will be prepared with our own plan, if these ongoing talks between republicans and democrats up on capitol hill break down. >> reporter: in the senate, four republicans and four democrats are working on hammering out their own deal. they are hopeful they'll have a bill ready by march. >> reporter: president obama has made immigration reform one of the top priorities of his second term. >> the time has come to pass comprehensive immigration reform. [ applause ] now is the time to do it. >> reporter: the administration's leaked proposal, would allow some illegal immigrants to become per
NBC
Feb 15, 2013 5:00am EST
in critical condition. the instructor suspended. >>> president obama will honor some of the victims of the sandy hook elementary shooting. ella ward the presidential award to the teachers and others who died that day. >>> a local man and woman will receive the prestigious award today. maria gomez founded mary's center in the district. terry shima, will also receive the honor. he's a former executive director of the japanese american. >>> after spending days at sea, coming up, live in alabama with what passengers are saying about the conditions that they endured aboard a crippled cruise ship. >>> the unusual group of spectators that cause problems for a golf tournament. >>> hope you're enjoying the weatherment big changes are rolling in. your forecast next with weather your forecast next with weather and tr it's my coffee when i want it. you press a button, you have great dunkin' coffee. i got my coffee for the morning, i got my dunkin' k-cup packs for the rest of the day. only available at dunkin' donuts restaurants. america runs on dunkin' coffee. >>> you don't see this every day.
PBS
Feb 6, 2013 6:00pm EST
prosecutors say they had nothing to do with it. i am jayne miller, wbal tv 11 news. >> president obama was in annapolis previewing his plans for this term. >> much more on the big deadline in washington, d.c. >> high-school football stars make their pick on where they will play for college. later in sports. >> a storm forming on the coast could impact or whether for friday >> president obama is hoping to get more democrats behind with his plans for this term. that is where the president addressed democrats at a closed- door democratic retreat. he delivered a preview of next week's state of the union address in hopes of getting more lawmakers on board with his push for immigration reform and a ban on assault weapons. >> the next major deadline is march 1, when a budget deal leaves to be reached. it is not the so-called sequestration will force mandatory reductions in military spending. army training and air force flying hours and global naval operations will shrink. also cuts looming in the social services. some republicans said push the deadline back seven months but house speaker john
NBC
Feb 16, 2013 12:35am PST
!" some political news. the white house announced that president obama is going to florida for presidents' day weekend. obama says he wants to relax with his friends and really freak people out at the hall of presidents. [ laughter ] hello. >> steve: so realistic. >> jimmy: yeah. check this out. yesterday, the ceo of the national rifle association said that president obama took the art of deception to a whole new level in his state of the union address. then, he went back and he was dressed in camouflage to trick deer into thinking he was a tree. [ laughter ] some big entertainment news. it's rumored that 70-year-old harrison ford will return as hans solo in the new "star wars" movie. [ cheers and applause ] psyched for that. that will be weird when the other characters see how old he's gotten and they're like, "yoda?" [ laughter ] he's a good looking man. i don't see why that's happened. get this, you guys. it's rumored that kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb are arguing -- [ audience ohs ] -- about whether to take their show to l.a. or keep it in new york. >> audience: new york! >> jimmy:
FOX News
Feb 4, 2013 3:00am PST
. >>steve: that's deep. >>gretchen: in a few hours president obama will ramp up his campaign-style push for new gun control legislation. he's heading to minnesota to focus on that state's efforts to curb gun violence. the president's plan? he had a heated topic on fox news sunday for both sides of the issue. >> and there are some commonsense things we can do to make this country a lot safer. universal criminal background check, identifying the mentally ill and getting those records into the system. >> there's going to be fees. there's going to be paper work. there's going to be law-abiding people caught up in a bureaucratic nightmare. and there's going to be abuse in terms of prosecutions. and it's all going to affect only the law-abiding people. the criminals could care less. >>gretchen: many gun rights advocates concerned the president's plan impacts on the second amendment. >>> at least eight people died, dozens injured after a tour bus crashes into two vehicles into a mountain road in southern california. officials said it had brake troubles. crashed into a car, flipped over and cra
FOX
Feb 18, 2013 7:00am EST
obama's idea. part of the deal made in congress. the agreement was to find $1.2 trillion in deficit reduction over ten years. with the economy making strides, the white house arguest now is not the time and want hz to replace cuts with more tax revenue despite republican opposition. >> they willpu not even consider anything that includes increased revenues.nu not even closing loopholes for jets or oil and gas companies. that seems to be to be a position that we ought to have them reexamine and come to the table and have a real discussion. >> if you want to look at ways to find $1.2 trillion, let's look at$1 obama care. let's don'ts destroy the military and cut blindly across th reporter: it'h in agreement the dc region will be the most impacted. and coming up at 7:30, a closer looa at what it will mean for ourou local economy. >> all right, melanie. thank you very much. th>>> in other news, a leaked immigration proposal is drawing harsh criticism from republicans. the draft bill leaked to usa today would create a special visa for illegal immaterial grants allowing them to stay in th
CSPAN
Feb 11, 2013 12:00pm EST
$10.50, i think president obama suggested $9.50 at one point but nothing was ever done about it, it would take a lot of people off of welfare and put 'em back to work. and that's what we really need. >> host: okay. all right. joyce in bethesda near maryland, republican caller not too far from the capitol, go ahead, joyce. >> caller: good morning. >> host: morning. >> caller: and thank you very much for c-span. i wanted to bring out, first of all, we want them to cut spending, but more importantly than that, we want them to address this issue of drugs in our schools. we met with president obama's drug policy staff on the 23rd of january asking them to do this and telling them that we really held them responsible for, actually, treason against children. if you're, if you are violating a and certainly our children everywhere taking, taking into consideration the children in connecticut who were 20 babies killed, and we all believe that somewhere along the line there's a drug issue involved here. >> host: so, joyce, when it comes to spending cuts, are you saying, yeah, we need to cu
FOX
Feb 15, 2013 7:00am EST
in compensation, and discounts on future cruises. >>> playing politics. president obama calls out republicans after a vote is delayed on the confirmation of former senator chuck hagel as the next defense secretary. yesterday the senate blocked the vote which now will take place february 26th. instead, question the deadly raid on libya. joining us now to see where we are is a staff writer at roll call. good to see you again. where are we right now? >> as you're saying, we're kind of in a delay. the indication is from senate republicans that in fact, senator hagel, former senator hagel will have the 60 votes needed to overcome a filibuster threat and to limit debate after the presidents day recess, which the senate is gone off on for a week. looks like we're basically in a delay that does not have a particular cause. there are questions that they still want answered on the republican side about a couple of different issues about financial disclosures and about benghazi. there were more questions there. but ultimately at the end of the day it looks like senator hagel will be confirmed and will
FOX
Feb 16, 2013 6:00am EST
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ABC
Feb 6, 2013 5:30pm EST
obama came to annapolis to meet with democratic leaders, hundreds showed up at the statehouse to protest gun control bills. as don harrison explains, it wasn't just gun owners. >> reporter: close to 1,000 people gathered to show their displeasure over governor o'malley's gun restrictions. one of them is the limit of magazine size. the governor wants to ban .45 assault weapons. >> personal liberties are being infringed upon by our politicians who are here by the grace of our votes and they're only temporary employees. >> recently purchased a new gun. i went out to try it. this is the first shot i took with it. >> reporter: one of those politicians who ad to be agree is senator nancy jacobs. >> this bill is an infringement upon everyone's second amendment rights. >> reporter: in a much more serene setting the governor spoke to the senate judicial commit. the room was standing room only. the governor fees anyone who wants to buy a handgun should be forced to get lap license. part of that would mean passing a firearms safety course. >> we are not trying to ban hand guns. this law protects le
NBC
Feb 16, 2013 7:00am EST
, thanks for your time. >> my pleasure. >>> president obama is waking up this morning in florida where he plans to spend the holiday weekend. on friday he went back to his hometown of chicago and made a very personal appeal to crack down on violence. kristin welker is traveling with the president. she's in port st. lucie, florida. good morning. >> reporter: lester, good morning to you. this vacation begins after president obama spent the week criss-crossing the nation trying to sell the key messages of his state of the union address. but friday's speech was the longest, and it was personal. [ cheers ] >> reporter: president obama went back to his hometown of chicago and called for an end to the violence. >> last year there were 443 murders with a firearm on the streets of this city. so that's the equivalent of a newtown every four months. >> reporter: mr. obama met with a group of at-risk male teens just before taking the stage. and in an uncharacteristic moment talked about the similarities between them. >> i had issues, too, when i was their age. i just had a -- an environment that was
NBC
Feb 6, 2013 7:00am EST
questions over whether the obama administration is overstepping its bounds. they're among the most controversial and secretive weapons in the war on terror, unmanned drones, used to strike alcoh al qaeda targets worldwide. under fire after nbc news obtained a memo that includes deadly strikes against u.s. citizens that are operational leaders of al qaeda are a lawful act of national self defense. among those targeted, an war al alawki, killed in yemen in 2011. >> it is a chilling dumt document. it sets out the government's intentions to kill american citizens. >> reporter: demanding more transparency about the strikes and is expected to target john brennan during his cia confirmation hearings, beginning tomorrow. president obama on tuesday urged congress to act. >> they should at least pass a smaller package of spending cuts and tax reforms that would delay economically damaging effect of the sequester for a few more months. >> reporter: if you think of it as a t-bone stake, the sequester is like a butcher's knife, lobbing off a big piece. republicans want to avoid the cuts but dis
CBS
Feb 20, 2013 7:00am EST
>>> welcome to "cbs this morning." norah o'donnell is on assignment. president obama is warning about across-the-board budget cuts soon to kick in. he warns people will lose their jobs and services will be slashed. >> we are now nine days away from those deep automatic cuts. bill plante is at the white house. bill, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, gayle. top congressional leaders say it's the president's fault and they don't want these cuts to happen even though some of their members do. the president says he doesn't want the cuts to happen either. today he sits down with local tv reporters to as the white house official puts it to turn up the pressure for republicans to compromise. with just over a week until the cuts take effect the president's placing the blame for the sequester squarely at the doorstep of the republicans in congress. >> the last thing our families can afford right now is pain imposed unnecessarily by by partisan recklessness. >> reporter: he'll hit the road to argue his case campaign stile regarding burgeoning budget cuts. he wants to clos
CSPAN
Jan 31, 2013 8:00pm EST
. and this afternoon we are honored to host hillary rodham clinton. during her last 24 hours as president obama's first president obama's first secretary of state and immediately afterwards and told she might be expected to party like it's cartagena all over again. [laughter] we did a research and this is the eighth time that hillary clinton has spoken at the council and her third appearance in and her current incarnation as secretary of state. this afternoon speech is probably the most anticipated one she has given here and indeed it may be the most anticipated farewell address since 1796. [laughter] i suspect though that her views on untangling alliances might be somewhat different than george washington's. much has been made of the mile she has put in as the country's 67 secretary of state. you've seen the using the statistics. she has visited 112 countries and locked -- miles of flight time. more important than that madam secretary is what you have put into these miles and your 10 years coincide with what the most consequential events and decisions of this young century the balancing american for
FOX News
Feb 16, 2013 3:00am PST
president faces a foreign policy crisis. do you want this man, senator barack obama answering that phone call at 3:00 a.m.? well, it turns out, suddenly a relevant question. >> suddenly a relevant question because on the afternoon of september 11th, 2012, of course the day of the benghazi attacks that unfolded, there was some question now at least being raised by republican congressman louie gohmert as to why -- how responsive was the president during this entire time? well, we know in the afternoon he did speak with his. >> leon panetta and general demps is i. >> 5:00 p.m. in the afternoon. louie gohmert raising this point 3:00 a.m. and whether or not he was able to sleep through all of these unfolding problems in benghazi, listen. >> president required a sleep aid that night but if he did, anybody else in america has trouble sleeping, you better get what he had because it works well. how the president of the united states could sleep that night as the ambassador that he put in place, that he put in harm's way was under attack or he had been kidnapped. being brutalized unspeakable thing
CSPAN
Feb 2, 2013 7:00am EST
want to find out what you think about this policy and the move proposed by the obama administration. the numbers on the screen -- as always, you can reach out to less with social media. the addresses their for twitter @cspanwj, then facebook.com/span, or email us a c-span.org. more off the lead in washington post -- on the line to tell us more about the story is sarah cliff. welcome to the program. guest: thank you for having me. host: why this opt-out? guest: the opt-out has been an area that has challenged the ministration for all but a week -- for over a year, trying to find a balance between reproductive health and also guaranteeing religious liberty. as to the wine now part -- they have promised since about a year ago, last february, they promised religious organizations and would come up with regulations that would find a middle ground. reason we're seeing it now is because i wanted to give companies a heads up about what the compromise would look like. host: what has been the response from supporters of the president? guest: supporters of the president are happy with it. it s
CSPAN
Jan 31, 2013 11:00pm EST
for an hour and will meet with president obama and the white house tomorrow her last day of secretary. her successors and it should john kerry opie at the state department monday for a welcoming ceremony. [applause] >> please take your seats. good afternoon and on behalf of bob rubin, carla hills who is with us today and the entire board of directors and the members i want to welcome you to the council on foreign relations. i'm richard haas president of the cfr. for those of you who don't know who we are we are an independent nonpartisan membership organization of think-tank and a publisher and we are dedicated to improving the understanding of the world of the foreign policy choices facing this country. today we are continuing what we have come to call secretary of state we cure the council. on tuesday night we were fortunate to hear from george shultz, who served as secretary of state for some six and a half years under president ronald reagan. and this afternoon we are honored to host hillary rodham clinton. during her last 24 hours as president obama's for secretary of state, immediate
CBS
Feb 15, 2013 5:00pm EST
violence is also on the agenda for president obama. he travels to chicago for a youth anti-violence program. and as tara mergener reports for wjz, the president's day started with a ceremony at the white house, attended by some of the sandy hook families. >> reporter: president obama wiped away a tear as he honored the six adults killed in the sandy hook elementary school shooting. >> they gave their lives to protect the precious children in their care. they gave all they had for the most innocent and helpless among us. >> reporter: family members accepted the awards on behalf of the women who are among 18 to receive the nation's second highest civilian honor, the presidential citizens medal. bill's wife mary was the school psychologist. >> it's a high honor. all i could hope is that if i were in the same situation, that i would have the same courage that she had and dawn had and natalie had to run out the door and confront what was going on that day. >> reporter: after the ceremony, the president left the white house for chicago, to rall
CBS
Feb 25, 2013 11:00pm EST
: they met with president obama at the white house today. there was criticism of congress and the president. >> they need to get out of that box that sits under the dome and understand that this has real implications in people's lives. >> the president needs to stop trying to scare the american people. i think all of us are calling on congress to come together to solve this problem and do it in a way where we can compromise to save jobs and keep our economy moving forward. >> reporter: the pat offered no assurances that the cuts will be avoided. now back to you. >> and the president is urging governors to lobby members of congress. >>> thousands of baltimore families descend on annapolis tonight rallying for improvements to city schools. they're pushing for a multi- billion dollar construction plan to fix crumbling classrooms. >> reporter: supporters say city schools need funding now. a few thousand students, city leaders,, anden concerned citizens rallied. they are advocates for baltimore schools and are demanding more money to fund t
CBS
Feb 26, 2013 6:00am EST
met with president obama at the white house. >> they need to get out of the box and understand that this has real implications in people's lives. >> the president needs to stop campaigning, stop trying to scare the american people. stop trying to scare states. all of us are calling on congress to come together to solve this problem and do it not in an arbitrary way but in a way where we can compromise and save jobs and keep our economy moving forward. >> right now it looks like a standstill. and according to the governors the president offered no assurances that the cuts will be avoided. i'm pat warren reporting. >>> thank you very much. the president is urging those governors to lobby their members of congress. >>> here big changes are coming to orioles and ravens games. smoking is banned completely. the maryland stadium authority has made it against the rules to smoke anywhere at m and t bank stadium and camden yards the the teams are said to be working on plans that will allow fans to leave the stadium and reenter. >>> on wjz spring traini
CBS
Feb 26, 2013 6:00pm EST
, wondering how these cuts will impact their own wallets. >> reporter: president obama visited a navy shipyard, as he travels across the country, warning about the impact of the $85 million in budget cuts set to take effect friday. >> these cuts are wrong. they're not smart. they're not fair. they're a self-inflicted wound that doesn't have to happen. >> reporter: the main sticking point between the white house and congressional republicans is taxes. republicans agreed to raise taxes in the physical cliff deal last month. and they say that's enough. they're also criticizing the president for taking his message on the road. >> he's traveled over 5,000 miles the last two weeks. and we challenge him, mr. president, travel a mile and a half up here to capitol hill. >> well, the last-minute wrangling continues. many worry about the impact those cuts will have here in maryland. >> reporter: according to data from the white house, maryland's military would take a hit. funding for the army bases would be slashed by $95 of million. and 46,000 would face f
FOX
Feb 4, 2013 7:00am EST
obama's remarks from pregame sit down. >> beyonce ee electrifies the super dome minutes before the electricity goes out. sarah simmons will join us live. and some early reaction for the crop of commercials. >> and as we head to the break, here's a live look outside. we're going to get the latest waeth her and traffic from tucker and julie coming up next. it's 10 minutes after 7:00.  [ woman ] my boyfriend and i were going on vacation, so i used my citi thankyou card to pick up some accessories. a new belt. some nylons. and what girl wouldn't need new shoes? and with all the points i've been earning, i was able to get us a flight to our favorite climbing spot, even on a holiday weekend. ♪ things are definitely... looking up. [ male announcer ] with no blackout dates, you can use your citi thankyou points to travel whenever you want. visit citi.com/thankyoucards to apply. >>> super obama. 1, 2, 3, 4. let's get it. >> ♪ >> do you know how hard it is to do that move she just did. going all the way down like that? >> she looked right into the came
NBC
Feb 15, 2013 7:00am EST
, natalie. president obama is standing by his embattled defense secretary nominee, chuck hagel as his former senate republican nominee put up that roadblock that is an attempt not just to kill the nomination but also delay it. >> the ayes are 58. the nays are 40. >> chuck hagel came up short of a 60 vote filibuster roadblock that senate republicans demanded, delaying what could still be his confirmation vote by at least two weeks. president obama was emphatic in his defense of his embattled nominee. >> chuck hagel, who richly deserves to get a vote on the floor of the senate, will be confirmed as our defense secretary. it's just unfortunate that this kind of politics intrudes at a time when i'm still preside iin over a war in afghanistan. >> reporter: some republicans want more time because they say hagel hasn't provided enough information on speeches he gave in the last five years. others say they want more information from president obama about benghazi, something the white house provided in this letter thursday. but ultimately hagel's issues with his former gop colleagues are personal. >>
CBS
Feb 16, 2013 6:00am EST
obama takes his gun control message back to his hometown of chicago. he is vow to use the full power of his office. this is after chicago's murder rates skyrocket. tara mergener reports for wjz eyewitness news. >> reporter: president barack obama wiped waterer as he honored the six adults who died in sandy hook elementary. >> they gave their lives to protect the precious children in their care. >> reporter: family members accepted the awards on behalf of the woman who are among 18 to receive the nation's second highest civilian honor. the presidential citizen's medal. mary's school psychologist. >> the high honor. all that i can hope that if i was in the same situation, i would have what they had to run out the door. >> reporter: after the ceremony the president left the white house for chicago to rally support for his state of the union proposals. including tighter gun control. >> last year, there were 443 murders with a firearm, on the streets of this city. 65 of those victims were 18 and under. so, that's the equivalent of a newtown every f
NBC
Feb 15, 2013 6:00am EST
the administration has not been forthcoming. president obama says republicans are playing politics with national security. >> i need a secretary of defense who is coordinating with our allies to make sure our troops are getting the kind of mission they deserve. >> meantime secretary panetta will stay put until the job is filled. another confirmation vote is set for february 26. >> is the confirmation expected to happen? >> it is. the gop has a lot of concern about his record and his management style. they say they are not trying to derail the process. with 55 votes in the senate, he is expected to be confirmed. >> tara mergener, thank you. >> the clock is ticking for candidates looking to replace john leopold. the deadline to file is today. jennifer franciotti has more. >> good morning. several candidates are considering the position. at a forum on thursday night, kendel ehrlich says she wants to replace john leopold as anne arundel county executive. leopold resigned this month. he was found guilty of misconduct for the way he used his police detail and treated his employees. leopold still faces
NBC
Feb 16, 2013 9:00am EST
on the back from president obama. her name is janice jackson. she has a way of motivating everyone around her. >> it's not every day you get an invitation to the white house. it's not every day you meet someone like janice jackson. the nation's second highest in honor. >> recognized by the pledges he is doing. he told me i looked pretty today. i told him you look pretty also. i didn't know what to say. i was in ah. awe. >> janice jackson was singled out by a nonprofit that empowers women with disabilities. women embracing abilities now or wean. this moment took 29 years of over coming personal adversity. at 24 janice was hit by a car and paralyzed. if she was lucky she would move her shoulders. >> as she recovered and regained her strength she resolved to give that strength to others in need. this dine mow is a professor at the university of baltimore a cover girl model and wean's engine. the group has helped more than 1,000 newly disabled women learn how to be and feel like women again. >> she needs to shine not your limitations. selfless, courageous, committed to public service the presiden
NBC
Feb 17, 2013 5:00am EST
will have to learn of citizenship. >> president obama has said he will send an immigration bill to congress the lawmakers do not move on the issue in a timely fashion. the white house as a final bill has not been prepared. >> teams of investigators are poring over the carnival cruise ship triumph. they're trying to figure out what caused the fire that forced thousands of people to spend several days stranded at sea. carnival is apologizing to the passenger and offering refunds and free cruises. here is brian more with that story. >> shortly after the carnival triumph docked in nobel, the first lawsuit was filed in miami. >> is about making sure that passengers in the future do not have to be subjected to these conditions. >> this attorney represents a texas woman who claims carnival was negligent before and after an engine fire crippled the vessel off the yucatan peninsula. with no power, running water, or working restrooms, the lawsuit says this ship turned into a floating toilet. still, winning will not be easy. and jurors sign away many of their rights before they get on board. >> there
FOX
Feb 4, 2013 9:00am EST
you very much, tucker. and a look at our top stories this morning. president obama heads to minneapolis today to the special operations center to continue his push for gun control. >> a new controversial television ad is airing right in dc. sarah is back with us with the details now. >> they knew a lot of eyes would be watching ads during the superbowl. mayors against illegal guns. according to the group, 82% of gun owners including 74% of nra members support requiring background checks for anyone purchasing a gun. the 30 second television ad features a clip of wayne la pierre testifying back in 1999. >> we think it's reasonable to provide mandatory instant criminal background checks for every sale at every gun show. no loopholes anywhere for anyone. >> on fox news sunday, la pierre was quicked to point out he was referencing gun shows. background checks for all gun owners would only lead to a gun registry. la pierre goes on to say enforcing current laws would go a long way in reducing gun violence. only airs here in the district in hopes of gram of cocaining attention of
CNBC
Feb 15, 2013 6:00am EST
when obama came in. 47 million now. that's more than the population of spain, 47 million. we all want to help people that are needy. but it's probably not a good idea to create and add to the people that are needy and then feel virtuous about helping them. if policies were able to take -- the 16 million back off food stamps that are on now by giving them jobs, by instituting policies that give them jobs to where they're -- i mean it's so good to feel good on the front end about being virtuous about helping people that are needy but what if you're adding to all the people that are actually in need, steve? >> one statistic that summarizes it, sequester. everybody's talking about the sequester. if "the wall street journal" pointed out, the amount of money we're talking about for one year on the sequester's cuts is one-third of one percent of the 3.6 trillion that we would have if we had a budget. but that's the number. we can't -- one-third of one percent of our budget? oh, my god! if anybody thinks we're going to give those young people a chance that says it all. >> it would be nice if
CNBC
Feb 15, 2013 9:00am EST
, guaranteed. ♪ sleep train ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ >>> the obama administration saying the greatest threat to businesses could be cyber attacks. eamon javers has the latest from washington, d.c. >> good morning, melissa. i'm here outside the center for strategic studies in downtown washington where some of the top security experts are briefing industry trade and think tank folks here on what the rollout is going to be on the president's executive order that he announced on cybersecurity at the state of the union earlier in the week. the white house's top cyber guru talked about the scope and scale of these attacks. >> the threat is becoming more sophisticated and it's becoming more dangerous. we're moving up the threat spectrum from simply the internet equivalent of graffiti up to what you see what happened to saudi aramco with actual destructive impact. >> and what he's talking about there in that attack, officials said it was a month's long attack on the saudi arabian oil company designed to cut off oil production and sale, that hackers might have ability to do that.
CNN
Feb 1, 2013 9:00am PST
campaigns and that's enough to by 20 boeing 757s, or 50 private islands. that includes president obama and mitt romney as well as congressional candidates around the country. committees like the rnc and dnc spent $22 billion, and super packs spent another $22 billion, and election officials are still adding that number up, and this could be the first time outside groups spent more than political parties. >>> huh recall doua huh raueral. he could be a candidate. he supports gay rights and gay marriage. he already scoped out his potential opponents. check it out. >> i am and i have been in touch with some people in the republican party in new jersey, and i am truly contemplating running for senate against frank lattenburg or cory booker. >> that should be an interesting race. >>> secretary hillary clinton is hours away from leaving office. she says she is ready for rest after logging almost a million miles in the air as the nation's top diplomat. she is set to deliver her farewell speech in the next hour to the folks that she said in the department over the last four years, and her succe
CNN
Feb 2, 2013 2:00pm EST
. the white house is releasing a photo of president obama skeet shooting at camp david to back up a claim he made last week it's one of his new hobbies. some republicans had questioned his statement. >>> and burger king admits some of its burgers in england and ireland contained horse meat. the fast food chain blames silver crest foods and says the taintedburgers never made it into restaurants. still the admission prompted a twitter campaign and threats of a burger king boycott. >>> and a pro gay rights ad featuring san francisco 49ers players has been pulled after two players say they didn't know they were supporting gay issues. in the ad, the players never directly mention gay rights. the 49ers previously were praised for being the first nfl team to support the it gets better anti-bullying campaign. >>> for the seventh straight year, doritos is asking the public to help them advertise for the super bowl. doritos fans are creating ads hoping to have their promo run during the big game. five finalists have been announced. ♪ >> no. >> fetch me a bare -- >> is that the right amount, dea dear
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